Outdoor Guide

With 300 days of sunshine, Pasadena is the perfect place to experience the great outdoors.

Angeles National Forest San Gabriel Mountains
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Angeles National Forest

San Gabriel Mountains. Oftentimes, pictures of Pasadena show beautiful mountains in the background, those are the San Gabriel Mountains. The San Gabriels are...

Bikes and Hikes LA
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Bikes & Hikes LA

Hiking and Biking ToursThrough a selection of five regularly scheduled guided biking and hiking tours, Bikes & Hikes LA offers individual travelers an up close...

Brookside Golf Course
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Brookside Golf Course

Pasadena Golf Course. Brookside Golf Course is located in Pasadena, California—it is adjacent to the Rose Bowl Stadium in the Arroyo Seco natural area....

Brookside park
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Brookside Park

Park Near the Rose BowlPasadena's largest fully maintained park facility (61.1 acres) is located just south of Rose Bowl Stadium. Lots of parking is available...

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Descanso Gardens

Descanso Gardens features nine botanical collections, a (ride-able) miniature railroad, house museum, modern art gallery, cafe and gift shop. The urban retreat...

Eaton Canyon
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Eaton Canyon

Hiking Trails in PasadenaEaton Canyon is a 190-acre zoological, botanical, and geological nature preserve at the base of the San Gabriel Mountains. While...

Hahamongna watershed park
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Hahamonga Watershed Park

Hahamongna Watershed Park is located at the Southeast corner of Oak Grove Drive and Foothill Boulevard. This 1300-acre park in the Arroyo Seco extends from...

LA Aboretum
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Los Angeles County Arboretum

Plant and outdoor lovers, immerse yourself in nature and experience 127-acres of stunning gardens, natural landscapes, historic structures and learning spaces....

pasadena ice skating center
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Pasadena Ice Skating Center

The Pasadena Ice Skating Center facility features an NHL regulation size rink with 4 team rooms, skate rental, party room, vending machines, pro shop, and...

Rose bowl aquatic center
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Rose Bowl Aquatics Center

The Rose Bowl Aquatics Center, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, opened in 1990 and is located in Pasadena's beautiful Brookside Park, just south of the...

Rose Bowl Stadium
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Rose Bowl Stadium

America's Stadium. The stadium is the proud home of the Tournament of Roses Football Game, UCLA Bruin Football, Americafest Fourth of July Celebration,...

Santa anita park, horse racing
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Santa Anita Park

Santa Anita Park. Considered one of the world's most beautiful race tracks, Santa Anita is home to numerous prestigious races including the Santa Anita Derby,...